Monday, October 29, 2018

Room for improvement in event biosecurity, says FEI’s Veterinary Committee

Horsetalk.co.nz - Full Article

October 29, 2018
Horsetalk.co.nz

Multiple areas where biosecurity can be improved at events have been identified by the FEI Veterinary Committee.

The committee, in its annual report released ahead of the annual FEI General Assembly in Bahrain next month, noted that several outbreaks of equine herpesvirus had occurred during the year and had even led to the cancellation of events.

The FEI’s Veterinary Department had monitored the situation with national head veterinarians and other horse industry stakeholders, and had also communicated guidelines.

“Further to the outbreaks, the Veterinary Department has evaluated six events from a biosecurity perspective and come to the conclusion that there are multiple needs for improvements to ensure a high level of biosecurity,” it said...

Read more here:
https://www.horsetalk.co.nz/2018/10/29/room-improvement-event-biosecurity-fei/

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